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International Business and Globalization (Contemporary Issues in Business & Globalization)

International Business and Globalization (Contemporary Issues in Business & Globalization)

By: Jeffrey A. Krug (editor), John D. Daniels (editor)Hardback

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This three-volume work examines the research on the multinational enterprise (MNE) and presents a comprehensive, scholarly discussion of significant articles in this field. Editors John D. Daniels and Jeffrey A. Krug, experts in this area, focus on the micro issues of the MNE identifying important research that has defined the field in many ways. The set includes a variety of articles, the classics as well as more recent publications, from a wide selection of international sources and provides a good balance between U.S. and non-U.S. papers.Key FeaturesVolume I examines the theory on the development of the multinational enterprise. Volume II investigates proactive motivations for FDI and the political ramifications of the MNE. Volume III collects together literature on structure and control of MNEs, focusing on how MNEs are managed and controlled. As a result, this major work provides practitioners and scholars with a comprehensive scholarly discussion of the existing work, as well as an in-depth discussion to guide future research in the area.

About Author

Jeffrey Krug teaches strategic management and international business in the Ph.D., Executive MBA, MBA, and undergraduate programs at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is also an adjunct professor of international management at the University of Munster in Germany. He was named Outstanding Instructor of the Year by the University of Illinois Executive MBA program in 2003 and 2000. He also received the Faculty Service Award from the Executive MBA program for his work leading consulting projects in Europe with such companies as Porsche, Volkswagen, Caterpillar, Warsteiner, Deutsche Telekom, BASF, and Bertelsmann. Before entering academia, Dr. Krug was manager of planning & analysis in Latin America for PepsiCo's Kentucky Fried Chicken International division. Krug's research focuses on mergers and acquisition, corporate strategy, corporate governance, top management team effectiveness, and global strategy. His articles have been published in Harvard Business Review, Strategic Management Journal, California Management Review, Journal of World Business, Journal of Management & Governance, Journal of International Management, and other related journals

Contents

Volume One The Growth, Consequences and Future of GlobalizationPART ONE: DEFINITIONS AND EXPLANATIONS OF GLOBALIZATIONGlobalization - Robert O Keohane and Joseph S Nye Jr What's New? What's Not? (And So What?)Introduction to the Symposium Multinationals - Lorraine Eden and Stefanie Lenway The Janus Face of GlobalizationPART TWO: MEASURING GLOBALIZATIONGlobalization - Tim O'Neill Fads, Fictions and FactsRethinking Globalization - Pim Martens and Daniel Zywietz A Modified Globalization IndexPART THREE: ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF GLOBALIZATIONGlobalization and the Inequality of Nations - Paul Krugman and Anthony J VenablesThe Social Dimension of Globalization - Bernhard G Gunter and Rolph van der Hoeven A Review of the LiteraturePeople Flows in Globalization - Richard B FreemanGlobalization and Growth in Emerging Markets - Joseph E StiglitzPART FOUR: POLITICAL EFFECTS OF GLOBALIZATIONEconomic and Political Dimensions - Richard D RobinsonTransnational Processes and National Goals - Raymond VernonThe Importance of Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs) in Global Governance and Value Creation - Hildy Teegen, Jonathan P Doh and Sushil Vachani An International Business Research AgendaHow Should National Governments Respond to Globalization? - John DunningPART FIVE: THE FUTURE OF GLOBALIZATIONAnti-Globalization - Jagdish Bhagwati Why?Economic Globalization - Roger Sugden and James R Wilson Dialectics, Conceptualization and ChoiceWanted - Orstrom J Moller A New Strategy for GlobalizationA Forecast of Globalization, International Business and Trade - Michael R Czinkota and Ilkka A Ronkainen Report from a Delphi StudyThe Collapse of Globalism - John Ralston SaulVolume Two Globalization and National CulturesPART ONE: CULTURAL VARIABLESHuman Universals, Human Nature and Human Culture - Donald E BrownPART TWO: COMPARATIVE MANAGEMENT THEORIESA Model for Research in Comparative Management - Richard N Farmer and Barry RichmanA Research Model to Determine the Applicability of American Management Know-How in Differing Cultures and/or Environments - Anant R Negandhi and Bernard EstafenPART THREE: DIFFERENCES AND EVOLUTIONS OF MINDSETSThe Multi-National Corporation as a Change Agent - Hans B ThorelliThe Tortuous Evolution of the Multinational Enterprise - Howard PerlmutterMindscapes, Management, Business Policy and Public Policy - Magoroh MaruyamaGlobal Managers - Ben L Kedia and Ananda Mukherji Developing a Mindset for Global CompetitivenessPART FOUR: STUDIES SUPPORTING CULTURAL DIFFERENCESPersonality and Culture Revisited - Geert Hofstede and Robert R McCrae Linking Traits and Dimensions of CultureCultural Clusters - Vipin Gupta, Paul J Hanges and Peter Dorfman Methodology and FindingsModernization, Cultural Change and the Persistence of Traditional Values - Ronald Inglehart and Wayne E BakerPART FIVE: GLOBALIZATION AND LANGUAGEThe Silent Language in Overseas Business - Edward T HallWhy a Global Language? - David CrystalThe Multinational Corporation as a Multilingual Community - Tadong Luo and Oded Shenkar Language and Organization in a Global ContextPART SIX: THE ROLE OF RELIGIONDoes Culture Affect Economic Outcomes? - Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza and Luigi ZingalesThe Protestant Ethic - Harold B Jones Jr Weber's Model and the Empirical LiteratureGlobalization and Religious Nationalism - Catarina Kinnvall Self, Identity and the Search for Ontological SecurityPART SEVEN: CULTURAL CONVERGENCE AND CHANGE: DOES IT MATTER?What Are the Alternatives to Global Culture? - Harry RednerShould National Culture Matter? - Tyler CowenVolume Three Effects of Globalization on the FirmPART ONE: INDUSTRY GLOBALIZATIONAn Empirical Analysis of the Determinants of Global Integration - Stephen J KobrinGlobalization and the Evolution of the Supply Chain - Masahisa Fujita and Jacques-Fran[ci]cois Thisse Who Gains and Who Loses?The Determinants of Industrial Plant Sizes in Six Nations - F M SchererPART TWO: TRANSNATIONAL INTEGRATIONThe Globalization of Markets - Theodore LevittGlobalization Frustrated - Charles W F Baden-Fuller and John M Stopford The Case of White GoodsThe Myth of Globalization - Susan P Douglas and Yoram WindPART THREE: INTEGRATION AND RESPONSIVENESSStrategic Management in Multinational Companies - Yves L DozOrganizing for Worldwide Effectiveness - Christopher A Bartlett and Sumantra Ghoshal The Transnational SolutionThe World Chocolate Confectionery Industry - George S Yip and George A CoundouriotisPART FOUR: EFFECT OF INDUSTRY GLOBALIZATION ON THE FIRM'S GLOBAL STRATEGYAn Empirical Analysis of the Integration-Responsiveness Framework in Global Industries - Kendall Roth and Allen J MorrisonThe Globalization of the European White Goods Industry - Susan Segal-Horn, David Asch and Vivek SunejaTruly Global Corporations? Theorizing Organizational Globalization in Advanced Business-Services - Andrew JonesPART FIVE: EFFECT OF INDUSTRY GLOBALIZATION ON THE FIRM'S FUNCTIONAL STRATEGIESGlobalization and Vertical Structure - John McLarenGlobalization of R & D - Alexander Gerybadze and Guido Reger Recent Changes in the Management of Innovation in Transnational CorporationsCan You Standardize Multinational Marketing? - Robert D BuzzellBeyond Global Marketing and the Globalization of Marketing Activities - G[um]oren SvenssonSeeing the Elephant - Mark E Mendenhall et al Human Resource Management Challenges in the Age of GlobalizationThe Role of Inpatriates in a Globalization Strategy and Challenges Associated with the Inpatriation Procecss - Michael G Harvey, Cheri Speier and Milorad M NovicevicTowards a Theory of Cultural Influences on the Development of Accounting Systems Internationally - Sidney J GrayPART SIX: REGIONALIZATION VERSUS GLOBALIZATIONBridging National and Global Marketing Strategies through Regional Operations - John D DanielsGlobalization and Regionalization - Brigitte Levy Toward the Shaping of a Tripolar World Economy?Towards a Theory of Regional Multinationals - Alan M Rugman and Alain Verbeke A Transaction Cost Economics Approach

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781412935302
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1288
  • ID: 9781412935302
  • ISBN10: 141293530X

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